• Short Summary

    DRAWING CROWDS IN SAIGON IS AN EXHIBITION OF WEAPONS CAPTURED FROM THE VIETCONG. TEN-THOUSAND OF?

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    DRAWING CROWDS IN SAIGON IS AN EXHIBITION OF WEAPONS CAPTURED FROM THE VIETCONG. TEN-THOUSAND OF THEM ARE ON SHOW.

    THE WEAPONS BEAR MARKINGS INDICATING THEIR COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN-THE SOVIET UNION, EAST GERMANY, THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

    THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF WEAPONS THERE - RIFLES, LIGHT AND HEAVY MACHINEGUNS, REVOLVERS, AND ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS CAPTURED BY GOVERNMENT FORCES IN THE PAST EIGHT MONTHS.

    THE CHIEF OF THE POLITICAL WARFARE DEPARTMENT, MAJOR-GENERAL HUYNH VAN CAO SAID AT THE OPENING CEREMONY THAT GOVERNMENT VICTORIES DURING THE RAIN SEASON HAD BROKEN THE BACK OF WHAT HE CALLED COMMUNIST AGGRESSION, ESPECIALLY AT THE BATTLES OF PLEI ME AND CHU PHONG IN THE HIGHLANDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8HSW2UAGB9C56JDR3ABNV2731
    Media URN:
    VLVA8HSW2UAGB9C56JDR3ABNV2731
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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